Winners revealed at CN Talent Awards 2018Subscription
BMV JV, Costain, Laing O’Rourke and Willmott Dixon were among the big winners at last night’s CN Talent Awards.
HS2 chief executive Mark Thurston has told the CN Summit his organisation is “in talks” with contractors to reduce costs and keep the project within its £55.7bn budget.
Highways England has revealed the 13 winning contractors for its £8.7bn regional framework, as well as who will deliver the initial 18 packages of work under the deal.
Costain has been displaced as Network Rail’s largest supplier by spend, with Siemens Rail Automation taking top spot for the 12 months to October 2018.
Mace edges Morgan to take September league crownSubscription
A £180m residential deal at the Olympic Park’s East Village helped Mace take September’s contractor league title by the slimmest of margins.
Costain features and analysis
Mace took a narrow victory in September’s contractor league as the combined value of wins settled down after a rocky few months.
“So, farewell then […] it would be surprising if the company was still around in a year’s time,” The Independent wrote of Costain in its business pages back in 1995.
When Royal Mail shareholders cast their votes on directors’ pay last week, the results will have sent shivers through boardrooms across the country.
Corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. CN analysed the accounts of the biggest listed construction firms to reveal who earns the most among the top bosses.
Activity across the top 50 contractor league once again held relatively steady in June as Multiplex claimed the summit for the first time since January last year.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
The contract-win top 50 stabilised in November as industrial specialist Winvic took its first league victory on record.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
The sector holds many demons but disputes over complex contracts and tricky engineering can be dodged with a few sensible steps.
Ex-Costain and Tarmac CEOs join SIG boardSubscription
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Costain bullish on 2018 financial targetsSubscription
Costain boosts consultancy offer with new role Subscription
Women paid 30% less at top 10 contractorsSubscription
Winners named on £420m consultancy frameworkSubscription